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Re: minor mkdir bug fixes

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: minor mkdir bug fixes
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2005 00:49:00 -0700
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address@hidden (David Feuer) writes:

> If it is ever possible to create the directory when chdir fails, then
> this latter (main loop) code should fall back on the unoptimized code
> rather than aborting.  Otherwise, the initial (absolute pathname) code
> should be changed to abort.

Sorry, I still don't quite follow (it is a tricky area), but that code
has changed quite a bit since the old version that you're referring
to, so perhaps the point would be different now.  You can take a look
yourself, if you like:

cvs -z3 -d address@hidden/cvsroot/coreutils co coreutils

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